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Norman DARBY (1922-1943)
|Father:||Frank DARBY ( -1953?)|
|Mother:||Edith Sara HURDLE (1882- )|
Individual Events and Attributes
|Death||2 Jul 1943 (age 20-21)|
Individual Note 1 (shared)
Died in WWII in combat - body picked up in the water in Scotland
Body identified from a photo of Jill in a plastic wallet. He was a (pilot.?)(wireless operator?)
Bomber command, age 21, died 1 month after completing training. Wireless operator.
Theres a metal plaque in Coleford with Norman Darby on it.
Individual Note 2
Name: DARBY, NORMAN
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sergeant (W.Op./Air Gnr.)
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Date of Death: 25/07/1943
Service No: 1401887
Additional information: Son of Frank and Edith Sara Darby, of Broadwell.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Grave O.4.
Cemetery: COLEFORD CEMETERY